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Rasputin
23-04-2015, 10:34 AM
For those that dont want / cant afford a 60+ axe Aldi are doing sml hand axe 4 .99 and felling 14 99, both carbon steel. thats all folks

Ehecatl
23-04-2015, 10:40 AM
It says 12.99 on thier website. Even better! :o

https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/specialbuys/thur-23-apr/product-detail/ps/p/axe-2/

Rasputin
23-04-2015, 10:47 AM
Your quite right... senility ! my brain doesnt hold info for longer than 10 secs..... what was we talking about ?

Ehecatl
23-04-2015, 10:54 AM
Anyway, who are you? I don't remember accepting your Facebook invite. :confused2:

-Tim-
23-04-2015, 06:15 PM
That looks a bit like a log splitting maul...

Cheers
Tim

ProjeKtWEREWOLF
23-04-2015, 08:04 PM
Its a maul.....bought one earlier.

OMark
26-03-2017, 08:54 PM
Nice find! I'll pick one up at that price.

Pootle
27-03-2017, 09:41 AM
Before you get in the car, this is an old thread so they won't be in stock still.

OMark
27-03-2017, 10:44 AM
Duh, thanks! That will teach me to read the post date before getting excited! :oops:

rosseveritt
13-04-2017, 10:49 AM
Try this too gentlemen (and ladies) :) - http://www.mytoolshed.co.uk/p1014841/Hultafors_Trekking_Axe_800g/product_info.html

FishyFolk
13-04-2017, 12:05 PM
Cheap axes can serve a bushcrafter well. Most come witrh an edge that is not very sharp, but with a file a and a cheap water stone, it can become as sharp as you want it. The steel may not be the best so edge retention is another matter. But not many of us goes for month long expeditions in the Boreal forest, lets face it...most of us are out there for a few hours an afternoon, or spend a couple of nights tops...and those axes/ hatchets will be perfectly fine for chopping some wood for your camp fire for such a short ammount of time. It's not like your gonna process fire wood for a winters worth of fuel....

crazydave
16-05-2017, 03:17 AM
Big debates on steel, if you can sharpen it with a rock then it probably is more use than something that needs a diamond stone.

the good thing with aldi kit is they at least have quality control even if it is made in the old east germany over china.

the cheaper it is the more abuse you will likely subject it to, I have a cheap chopper (texas homecare - remember them) from decades ago that get used to chop roots in the stoney soil I have here, a touch up on the belt sander from blunt and its good to go again for kindling. I haven't tried it on the fiskars hatchet as i'm still wary of the plastic handle. one to survive one to bushcraft I guess :) the good thing is the stones are river pebbles/rock so quite good for sharpening.